Dudley High School Senior Trevor Bolin exemplifies wisdom far beyond his 17 years. A writer, boxer, cook, mentee and mentor, Trevor is looking forward to his high school graduation in 2015 and what lies ahead for him. “When I came to high school–I’m not going to lie–I didn’t care,” he says. “I was ready to […]

UNITED WAY MAKES INVESTMENTS IN OUR COMMUNITY TO SERVE THOSE IN NEED SO THAT EVERY INDIVIDUAL AND FAMILY CAN SUCCEED

For 27 years, Susan and her husband Eric Wiseman have supported United Way. One morning, many years ago, a neighbor and dear friend confided to Susan that she was the victim of domestic violence. Because of Susan and Eric’s knowledge of the vital programs that United Way supports, Susan called United Way and they were […]

Alison and Chris Durham both came from modest beginnings in small-town, single-parent households in North Carolina. They grew up knowing the value of a helping hand. Now, a successful podiatrist and oral surgeon respectively, Alison and Chris knew when they had their two children, Channing (3) and Emory (1), they wanted them to know what […]

“I love to grow sunflowers,” says Jim Westmoreland. “Every Spring, I find some unique seeds and plant them in the yard and watch them grow. I just like the whole process from the beginning of planting the seeds to the end of seeing the beautiful flowers.” His commitment to the big picture and genuine care […]

A message from Michelle Gethers-Clark President/CEO The road ahead is paved with great people, ideas, energy and solutions linked to United Way’s focus on Breaking the Cycle of Poverty for Our Citizens. We are ending a year with many lessons learned and a renewed strategy. A poverty rate in Greensboro of 20% inspires me to […]